Greater Muncie Indiana’s Habitat for Humanity is an organization whose goal is to help provide resources and housing for those in need. The organization has been operating for 35 years and currently serves up to 20 families with new homes a year.
After 18 months of collecting dust on their dining room tables, most restaurants have opened their doors again and owners are ready to improve their businesses for the Muncie community.
Ball State's Student Government Association (SGA) discussed a variety of upcoming events and initiatives at the meeting Sept. 29 and heard from Karen Adkins, senior director of auxiliary services for university dining, catering and events.
The contemplation space had its formal opening on the second floor of Bracken Library Sept. 29. The opening drew a small group of people in the northeast alcove on the second floor. Faculty, including Matthew Shaw, dean of University Libraries, and Marsha McGriff, associate vice president for inclusive excellence, attended the event.
As approximately 3,500 athletes and their supporters migrate to Muncie Oct. 2 for the Ironman Triathlon, the city is planning a variety of related events to welcome business to the local area. Here’s a schedule of events leading up to the race.
College athletes are now able to profit off their name, image, and likeness (NIL) thanks to the new policy that went into effect on July 1. From simple deals, such as becoming a brand ambassador, to major deals, like having their face on a billboard, the possibilities are endless with the new rule in place.
Ball State University is working toward creating an inclusive campus. Many efforts have been made like Day of Dialogue, moving the Multicultural Center to the center of campus, highlighting cultures at the David Owsley Museum of Art and more.
Since the spring of 2020, people have been socializing with only half their face in public. This is due to the Covid-19 pandemic beginning, and at this point, not ending yet. How does this type of cover-up affect one's ability to socialize and teach?
The Ball State E-Sports program serves many purposes. As for academics, students can take esports production as their concentration. If not for academics, you can still be involved with esports by joining their varsity team where they compete nationally.
The word that comes to mind when Karen Vincent, board president of the Delaware County Historical Society, thinks of feminism is “recognition.” She said she wants to recognize the women involved in the decades-long U.S. suffrage movement of the late 19th and early 20th centuries through the Historical Society’s current exhibit, “The Suffragists of Delaware County.”
Ball State administrators and students gathered by North Residence Hall’s fire pit Sept. 25 to celebrate the neighborhood that includes the Johnson Complex, North Residence Hall, North West Residence Hall and North Dining.
Muncie Animal Care and Services (MACS) began a new, month-long program Sept. 22 that offers animals for adoption for $5.
People in tables of four will gather in one room Sept. 25 after paying $200 for their table at the annual Just Desserts fundraiser for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Muncie. Each table will discuss how much money they will collectively put on the line to beat out other tables to win the prize — their top choice of treats available. The reward will be sweets because, as Amy Gibson, director of resource development at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Muncie, said, “It’s all about the desserts, and who doesn’t love desserts?”
Muncie’s Second Harvest Food Bank needs volunteers. The food bank serves eight counties, including Delaware County.
The Indiana Department of Health announced today that booster doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine are available to eligible Hoosiers following federal authorization of the additional dose.